2 from Tempe only state teachers honored

Excelling in their high school classes evidently set a pair of young Tempe women on a path toward lifelong achievement. The James Madison Foundation has awarded one of its coveted fellowships to Corona del Sol teacher Lisa Adams, a 1972 graduate of McClintock High School, for her dedication to civic education. Adams is the only […]

Earthquake tragedy in Nepal’s capital may have destroyed some of its history but not recollections of area exec’s visit

It was February 2014, and longtime Tempe insurance agent Mary Contreras had embarked on what she remembers as the trip of a lifetime. Joined by 11 other Valley businesswomen, Contreras had been transported into a world of ancient ritual, unqualified friendship and almost indescribable beauty. It was an experience that unfolded the moment the group’s […]

By Sally Mesarosh Just say ‘know’ a timely update for parents’ guidance to teens By Sally Mesarosh “Just say no” no longer works when it comes to educating teens about today’s constantly changing drug scene. Stephanie Siete of Community Bridges tells parents to stay informed and create a village around their kids. Today, she tells […]